National System of Costs Survey and Indexes of Construction
Produces costs and indexes for civil construction through the data collection of prices of material and wages paid in civil construction for the housing sector. The System was expanded in 1997, when it started to include the sanitation and infrastructure sector. It has as collection unit the suppliers of construction material and the construction companies of the sector. The System is produced in partnership with Caixa Econômica Federal - CAIXA. Information on sanitation and infrastructure only includes data relative to prices. The survey was first conducted in 1969 for the housing sector and in 1997 for the sanitation and infrastructure sector.
Geographic Coverage:Brazil, Major Regions and Federative Units.